Margaret PRESTON

Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1875 – Mosman, New South Wales, Australia 1963

  • Germany and France 1904-07
  • France, England and Ireland 1912-19

Fish, Aboriginal design. [School of fish attacked by shark.] 1940 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thick cream laid Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown, uncoloured

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Margaret Preston'. not dated. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'fish Aboriginal Design-/ woodcut/ acknowledgements to Sydney Museum'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 34.6 h x 34.8 w cm sheet 46.4 h x 42.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.2224
Image rights: © Margaret Rose Preston Estate. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Fred McCarthy, Sydney, 1986.